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Dell Vostro 15 Series

Dell Vostro 15-5568Processor: Intel Core i5 5200U, Intel Core i5 6200U, Intel Core i5 7200U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 520, Intel HD Graphics 5500, Intel HD Graphics 620
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 1.872kg, 2.3kg, 2.4kg
Price: 500, 740 euro
Average Score: 77.91% - good
Average of 8 scores (from 9 reviews)
price: 74%, performance: 79%, features: 68%, display: 79%
mobility: 73%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 77%, emissions: 95%

 

Dell Vostro 15-3549

The Dell Vostro 15 is first and foremost a business laptop and is therefore designed to suit the working executive rather than the avid gamer or movie fan. The overall built looks very serious with a black plastic exterior that may look unattractive to some but the outer texture allows users to have a firm grip, making it extremely good for carrying about. The display is about 15.6 inch and features a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which give about 100 ppi. The HD resolution screen comes with an anti-glare layer so you can work in bright natural light without worrying too much about visibility. Here the processor provided in an Intel Core i5 5200U of the 5th generation with a clock rate of up to 1.5 GHz and 2 MB cache. There is 4 GB of RAM, but this can be expanded up to 8 GB as there are two RAM slots. The internal hard disk has a capacity of 500 GB, spins at 5400 rpm and features 3 GB/s SATA interface. There is an Intel HD Graphics processor. Since this laptop is not targeted at gamers or movie enthusiasts, there is no dedicated graphics card. The OS is one of the surprises here, as it runs on a Linux x Ubuntu system.

Specifications

Dell Vostro 15-3549Notebook: Dell Vostro 15-3549
Processor: Intel Core i5 5200U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 5500
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 500 euro
Links: Dell homepage
 Dell notebook section
 Vostro 15-3549 (Model)

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Average Score: 77.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

80% Dell Vostro 15 3549 Laptop Review
Source: Kitguru English
Thanks to the ultra low power Core i5-5200U, processing power for the laptop is not bad at all. General tasks – how the laptop would be used by business users – are no problem at all, while I found the Vostro 3549 could even stretch to some image editing. Nothing heavy, but it could be useful for some customers or businesses. As for games and graphical power, the integrated HD 5500 chip is obviously not going to run The Witcher 3, for instance. Tomb Raider averaged 30.1fps though at low image quality settings, so light gaming is more-or-less OK. If you are looking for a simple laptop which can accomplish everyday tasks at a canter, while handling some light gaming and image editing, this could be it. There are no major drawbacks, and I’d say it is an effective solution at a reasonable price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/24/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
75% Schwer beladen
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 75% price: 74% performance: 75% features: 80% display: 95% mobility: 45% ergonomy: 90%

 

Dell Vostro 15-3559-8713

Specifications

Dell Vostro 15-3559-8713Notebook: Dell Vostro 15-3559-8713
Processor: Intel Core i5 6200U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 520
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 500 euro
Links: Dell homepage
 Dell notebook section

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Dell Vostro 15 3559-8713
Source: PC Magazin - Heft 12/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 11/01/2016

 

Dell Vostro 15-5568

The Vostro series has come a long way as a trusted name for laptops built for professionals and businesses in view. The latest Vostro 15 continues to impress as it is revamped as a slimmer and lighter machine yet without conceding on its substance. Built-wise, the laptop’s construction is solid with a polished finish as it is mainly built with aluminium components. Users have a choice of colours on its interior i.e. gold (Jingle) or silver (Era). Its dimensions measure 19.2 x 380 x 252.5 mm and it weighs merely 1.98 kg. For a laptop in the 15-inch category, it's weight is not all that bad but it could be better. Ports are strategically located on both sides; thus leaving the rear of the laptop neat and clutter-free. Carrying around this laptop is convenient and it will surely turn heads with its polished aluminium finish. Its business look is typical for most Vostro series. Performance-wise, it is powered by an Intel Core i7-7500U Kaby-Lake processor and can be coupled with an NVIDIA M940MX GPU. This interesting combination renders the Vostro in some ways bearing the characteristics of a multimedia laptop. Running demanding software and multi-tasking on this processor is a non-issue. In fact, it will even run games at medium to low settings if needed. Its 15.6-inch display with an aspect ratio of 16: 9 and a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixel is incredibly appealing. It is nice that the hinge allows the screen to bend back a full 180 degrees. RAM options are 8 GB of DDR4 RAM (max. 32GB) and storage is available at a 256 GB SSD. Network connectivity is supported by Wireless-AC 3165 and Bluetooth 4.1. The sound quality of the Vostro 15 is rather poor due to the speakers which are placed in an odd location. This has been a problem for many Vostros before this too. Connectivity is aplenty on this machine as it comes equipped with all necessary ports for input and output. For maximum security, a fast touch fingerprint scanner is integrated on board. The 42-Wh battery included is equally powerful considering that it is a business notebook and its runtime remains remarkable thanks to its efficient hardware, most noticeably the Kaby-Lake processor. Certainly, professionals and enterprises will benefit from this as they are power users who require longer productivity. The precision touchpad with multi-touch control is wide and sensitive. The keyboard bundled together is spill resistant and illuminated for use under dim environments. It comes pre-installed with Windows 10 Pro. Living up to the Vostro brand name, this machine is a business notebook standing out among its rivals. Hands-On-Artikel von Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Specifications

Dell Vostro 15-5568Notebook: Dell Vostro 15-5568
Processor: Intel Core i5 7200U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 620
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.872kg
Price: 740 euro
Links: Dell homepage
 Dell notebook section

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Average Score: 77.4% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 6 reviews)

 

81.3% Dell Vostro 15 5568 (Core i5-7200U, Full-HD, 2017) Notebook Review | Notebookcheck
Elegant business beginner. The Dell Vostro is an inexpensive 15-inch laptop for smaller companies and covers all the essentials. It is also wrapped up in a nicely designed chassis. You will have to make some compromises, but we cannot find any serious issues.
Dell Vostro 15 günstiges Business-Notebook
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/04/2018
67% Gute Leistung und schick - aber schlechtes Display
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/29/2018
Rating: Total score: 67% performance: 76% features: 78% display: 52% mobility: 63% ergonomy: 65%
83% Business-Notebook mit hochwertigem Aluminium-Gehäuse
Source: Notebooksbilliger Blog German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/19/2017
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 80% display: 90% mobility: 100%
77% Dell Vostro 15 5568 (6W1VG)
Source: Connect - 6/2017 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 77%
75% Dell Vostro 15 5568 (6W1VG)
Source: PC Magazin - 5/2017 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 75%
85% Dell Inspiron 15 5000 2-in-1 (i7-6500U, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD)
Source: Stiftung Warentest - 4/2017 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 03/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 93% display: 81% mobility: 79%

 

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Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

Intel HD Graphics 5500: Integrated graphics card (GT2) in the Core processors of the Broadwell U-series (15 W TDP). Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

Intel HD Graphics 520: Integrated GPU (GT2) with 24 EUs found on some Skylake CPU models (15 W ULV series).Intel HD Graphics 620: Integrated GPU (GT2) found on some Kaby-Lake CPU models (15 W ULV series).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Core i5:

5200U: Broadwell-based ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 5500 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.6200U: Skylake-based ULV dual-core processor for thin notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 520 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.7200U: Kaby-Lake based SoC with two CPU cores clocked at 2.5 to 3.1 GHz, HyperThreading and manufactured with an improved 14nm process.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.872 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.

2.4 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


77.91%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2016-11-27 (Update: 2016-11-27)